Bar yarns and manic-depressive mixtapes : Jim Walsh on music from Minneapolis to the Outer Limits / Jim Walsh.
By: Walsh, Jim.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781452953243; 1452953244.Subject(s): Music journalists -- United States -- Anecdotes | Popular music -- United States -- AnecdotesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Bar yarns and manic-depressive mixtapesDDC classification: 781.64092 | B Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Introduction: Going Underground; Summerteeth; Fly Me to the Moon; Chickery Chick; We Could Be Heroes Just for One Day; Nye's: The Long Good-bye; 1. Spirit in the Night; We're Going to Be Friends; Baptism by Bruce; Taken by a Photograph; For a Dancer; 2. On the Road to Find Out; No Direction Home; Side of the Road; All Down the Line; Legalize It; Merry Christmas to the Thief Who Stole My CD Player; 3. Mix #1: Crush on You; Singing in My Sleep; Short Man's Room; After the Dance; All about Chemistry; I Saw the Light; Times Like This; Partners in Crime; 4. Bar Yarns
From the Land of Sky-BlueWatersUptown Bar Blues; Closing Time; Ballad of the Tin Star Sisters; Driftwood Nights; 5. Showmen's Rest; Are You Lonesome Tonight?; All Apologies; Do You Remember Rock 'n' Roll Radio?; Meeting across the River; 6. Mix #2: Teenage Kicks; One Love; Ooh La La; This Is the Sea; All My Life; Beautiful Day; 7. The Beautiful Ones; The Gold Experience; Salesmen and Racists; Put a Little Love in It; Magic; 8. Mix #3: Heart and Soul; I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For; Peace on Earth; The Ballad of Paul and Sheila; Signed, Sealed, Delivered; Love Is the Law; Toxic
I Am the CosmosGeorgia on My Mind; It's the End of the World As We Know It (and I Feel Fine); 9. Minneapolis Confidential; Geese of Beverly Road; Greetings from Lake We Be Gone; Phantom of First Avenue; Winter of Our Swedish Fiddler; All These Weeks; 10. Mix #4: Funky Ceili; Free Your Mind . . .; Grindstone; Windfall; Ballad of El Goodo; Second to No One; 11. Prince in the '90s; Emancipation; Give Up the Funk; Everyday People; I Wish U Heaven; 12. Mix #5: Float On; Bittersweet Symphony; Danny Boy; How to Fight Loneliness; She's So Heavy; Looking for the Northern Lights; Harriet
If You Want to Sing Out, Sing OutAcknowledgments; Index
Bar Yarns and Manic Depressive Mix Tapes" distills thirty delirious, jam-packed years of some of the best music writing ever to come out of the Twin Cities. As a writer and musician, the ever-curious Jim Walsh has lived a life immersed in music, and it all makes its way into his columns and feature articles, interviews and reviews, including personal essays on life, love, music, family, death, and, yes, the manic-depressive highs and lows that come with being an obsessive music lover and listener. From Minneapolis?s own Prince to such far-flung acts as David Bowie, the Waterboys, Lucinda Williams, Parliament-Funkadelic, L7, the Rolling Stones, the Ramones, U2, Hank Williams, Britney Spears, Elvis Presley and Nirvana, Walsh?s work treats us to a chorus of the voices and sounds that have made the music scene over the past three decades. The big names are here, from Rosanne Cash to Bruce Springsteen to Bob Marley and Jackson Browne, but so are those a little shy of superstardom, like the Tin Star Sisters and Uncle Tupelo, Son Volt, the Gear Daddies, Semisonic, and The Belfast Cowboys.